Philadelphia to Jim Thorpe bus

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Philadelphia - Jim Thorpe Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Philadelphia to Jim Thorpe. Traveling by bus from Philadelphia to Jim Thorpe usually takes around 2 hours and 35 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance70 mi (113 km)
Shortest duration2h 35m
Cheapest price$38.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines2

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What bus companies travel from Philadelphia to Jim Thorpe?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Philadelphia to Jim Thorpe that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways12h 35m$38.00
OurBus12h 35m$38.00
  • Originally founded in 1908, Fullington Trailways is one of the oldest transportation companies in the United States. Today, it's one of the leading intercity bus carriers within the Trailways network and provides cheap, reliable bus service to several metropolitan destinations, including New York City and Philadelphia. All coaches are equipped with clean restrooms, and Fullington Trailways earned a 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Award for their helpful crew.

  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $38, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Philadelphia to Jim Thorpe if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 70 miles from Philadelphia to Jim Thorpe. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Jim Thorpe at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Philadelphia to Jim Thorpe, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Philadelphia to Jim Thorpe. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

City Information


We may feel a little bit more than just brotherly love for Philadelphia, a city steeped in history and culture. Where else can you channel your inner Rocky Balboa on his epic run, and later enjoy an authentic Philly cheesesteak as a reward?

Philadelphia’s affordability (especially compared to other East Coast cities) is just one of many reasons it is among Wanderu’s best destinations for college students. Another reason is how much there is to do! Early American history takes precedence at Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, while museums abound on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, sometimes called the most artistic mile in the city. Head to Reading Terminal Market to fuel up for a night hitting the bars, clubs, and live music joints that line South Street.

Philadelphia is a major hub for both Greyhound and Amtrak, and its 30th Street Station is one of the busiest stations in the country. The plentitude of ground travel and the nearby Philadelphia International Airport make this exciting city very easily accessible, even on a budget.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Philadelphia?

Main departure station: JFK Blvd & N 30th St

Philadelphia has two bus stations with service to Jim Thorpe.

All bus stations in Philadelphia:

  • JFK Blvd & N 30th St

  • Drexel Overpass - 30th St. & JFK Blvd

Where does the bus arrive in Jim Thorpe?

Main arrival station: 5 Lehigh Ave

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Jim Thorpe.

All bus stations in Jim Thorpe:

  • 5 Lehigh Ave

  • Jim Thorpe

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